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Sister cities partnership agreements <h2 class="sectHeading">Nairobi City County Government, Republic of Kenya<br></h2><p>Cooperation Arrangement<br> Date signed: 23/05/2023<br></p><p> <strong>Purpose:</strong><br> Aspiring to promote and deepen the good relations and traditional ties of friendship between the cities of Nairobi and Cape Town. The participants have agreed to enter into this cooperation arrangement, which represents a statement of intent by the participants to work together in fields of mutual interest.<br></p><p>Read or download the <a href="" target="_blank">Nairobi Cooperation Arrangement</a><br></p><h2 class="sectHeading">Dubai Municipality, United Arab Emirates</h2><p>Sister Cities Agreement <br> Date signed: 11/12/2019</p><p> <strong>Purpose:</strong><br> Aspiring to develop and enhance the cooperative and friendly relations, wishing to reinforce mutual collaboration in areas of common interest in the arear of municipal work. </p><p>Read or download the <a href="" target="_blank">Dubai Sister Cities Agreement</a></p><h2 class="sectHeading">Accra Metropolitan Municipality, Republic of Ghana</h2><p>Declaration of Cooperation<br>Date signed: 02/02/2018</p><p> <strong>Purpose:</strong><br> The participants declare their intention to establish a co-operative relationship, in accordance with prevailing laws, policies and regulations of each country in the following fields: Trade and Investment, Financial Management; Tourism, Manufacturing, Urban infrastructure and Development, Governance and Capacity Building; and Arts and Culture.</p><p>Read or download the <a href="" target="_blank">Accra Declaration of Cooperation</a></p><h2 class="sectHeading">Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, Argentine Republic</h2><p>Memorandum of Understanding<br>Date signed: 23/06/2017</p><p> <strong>Purpose:</strong><br>MoU between Cape Town and Buenos Aires was signed in June 2017 with the objective of committing both participants to fostering the sharing of good practices in areas of mutual interest and in plans for technical assistance.</p><p>Read or download the <a href="" target="_blank">Buenos Aires Memorandum of Understanding</a></p><h2 class="sectHeading">City of Atlanta, United States of America</h2><p>Letter of Intent<br> Date signed: 07/10/2016</p><p> <strong>Purpose:</strong><br> The aim of the Letter of Intent is to lay the groundwork for developing cooperative relations between Cape Town and Atlanta around urban development, music and creative industries, food resilience, and sustainability through AfrikaGAINS (initially known as the Cape Town Academy). Both cities were chosen to establish them as gateway partners for US-Africa partnerships. Actions undertaken within this framework are intended to benefit each of these cities in the above-mentioned fields.</p><p>Read or download the <a href="" target="_blank">Atlanta Letter of Intent</a></p><h2 class="sectHeading">City of Malmö, Kingdom of Sweden</h2><p>Memorandum of Understanding<br>Date signed: 22/09/2016</p><p> <strong>Purpose:</strong><br> The partnership is based on the mutual challenge of how to create more sustainable cities. Both cities are segregated into affluent areas with high income and less affluent areas with a variety of social ills. The idea is, therefore, to work with social inclusion, but from a planning perspective – taking into account the economic, social and cultural barriers. A key focus is also to use the concept of green urban areas as learning spaces and meeting places. However, according to the Sustainable Energy Markets (SEM) Department, the partnership has been on hold since 2016. The inception phase of the partnership was completed in 2015 and the Inception Report was finalised in early 2016.</p><p>Read or download the <a href="" target="_blank">Malmö Memorandum of Understanding</a></p><h2 class="sectHeading">City of Monterrey, United Mexican States</h2><p>Sisterhood Agreement<br> Date signed: 22/11/2016</p><p> <strong>Purpose:</strong><br> The aim of the agreement between the two cities is to build value in:</p><ul><li>Economic development;</li><li>Urban development;</li><li>Culture, and;</li><li>Tourism.</li></ul><p>Read or download the <a href="" target="_blank">Monterrey Sisterhood Agreement</a></p><h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​City of Hangzhou, People's Republic of China​​​​​​​</h2><p>Memorandum of Understanding<br>Date signed: 17/09/2015</p><p> <strong>Purpose:</strong><br>To focus on promoting communications and cooperation in the fields of economy, tourism and education, by creating a two-way business platform to encourage mutual trade and investment. Encourage mutual promotion of each city as a tourism destination, and exchange of products in tourism and design.</p><p>Read or download the <a href="" target="_blank">City of Hangzhou Memorandum of Understanding </a></p> <span> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​City of Shenzhen, People's Republic of China​​​​​​​</h2></span> <p>Cooperation Agreement<br> Date signed: 15/09/2015</p><p> <strong>Purpose:</strong><br>The memorandum is in place to strengthen cooperation and exchange in fields of business, trade, science and technology, financial service, culture, tourism, education, sports and health.</p><p>Read or download the <a href="" target="_blank">City of Shenzhen Cooperation Agreement</a></p> <span> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​City of Houston, United States of America​​​​​​​</h2></span> <p>Cooperation Protocol<br>Date signed: 11/06/2015</p><p> <strong>Purpose:</strong><br>The participants declare their intention to establish a cooperative relationship in accordance with prevailing laws and regulations of each country, and with the city governments of Houston and Cape Town to act as the facilitator to any processes to the extent required, in the fields of:</p><ul><li>energy and renewables;</li><li>gas and oil;</li><li>green industries;</li><li>infrastructure;</li><li>transportation;</li><li>municipal health services;</li><li>tourism/lifestyle; and</li><li>cultural sectors.</li></ul><p>Read or download the <a href="" target="_blank">City of Houston Cooperation Protocol</a> </p> <span> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​City of Wuhan, People's Republic of China​​​​​​​</h2></span> <p>Cooperation Agreement<br>Date signed: 13/03/2015</p><p> <strong>Purpose:</strong><br>This Relationship Agreement is in place to launch cooperation in science, culture, education, trade and agriculture. Participate in each others' international events and seek opportunities for cooperation for the purpose of advancing social, economic and environmental development for both.</p><p>Read or download the <a href="" target="_blank">Wuhan Establishing Friendly Exchange Cooperation Agreement</a> </p> <span> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​City of Munich, Federal Republic of Germany<br></h2></span> <p>Memorandum of Agreement<br>Date signed: 13/03/2015</p><p> <strong>Purpose:</strong><br>To develop a joint programme of action on topics of climate change mitigation and adaption between our two cities.</p><p>Read or download the <a href="" target="_blank">City of Munich Memorandum of Agreement</a></p> <span> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, Republic of Turkey​​​​​​​</h2></span> <p>Cooperation Agreement<br>Date signed: 09/12/2014</p><p> <strong>Purpose:</strong><br>Establishing a cooperative relationship between the respective communities and to recognise that the enhancement of mutual cultural and economic bonds will contribute significantly to the bilateral relations between the communities of Izmir and Cape Town.</p><p>Read or download the <a href="" target="_blank">Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, Turkey Cooperation Agreement</a></p> <span> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​City of Bujumbura, Republic of Burundi​​​​​​​</h2></span> <p>Cooperation Protocol<br>Date signed: 08/10/2014</p><p> <strong>Purpose:</strong><br>To declare the intention to establish a cooperative relationship, in accordance with prevailing laws and regulations of each country, in the fields of human settlements, Information Technology Management, Social Development, Integrated Development Plan and Solid Waste Management.</p><p>Read or download the <a href="" target="_blank">City of Burundi Cooperation Protocol </a></p> <span> </span><span> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​Miami-Dade County​​​​​​, United States of America<br></h2></span> <p>Declaration of Intent and Cooperation Agreement<br>Date signed: 16/09/2013</p><p> <strong>Purpose:</strong><br>Following the Declaration of Intent between the City of Cape Town and Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA in 2007 a Cooperative Agreement was signed on 16 September 2013 to consolidate and augment bilateral relations in order to establish the widest possible cooperation in all spheres within the competence of the parties. The Cooperative Agreement mutually agrees to:</p><ul><li>support cultural exchange; </li><li>support the establishment of a trade office in Miami;</li><li>pursue the importance of direct air service between Miami-Dade County and Cape Town;</li><li>support cultural trade missions to each community; and</li><li>improve relations between the port of Miami and the port of Cape Town.</li></ul><p>Read or download the<a href="" target="_blank"> 2007 Miami-Dade Declaration of Intent</a><br> Read or download the <a href="" target="_blank">2013 Cooperation Agreement</a> </p> <span> <h2 class="sectHeading">City ​of ​​​​​​​​​Varna, Republic of Bulgaria​​​​​​​</h2></span> <p>Cooperation Protocol<br>Date signed: 06/11/2012</p><p> <strong>Purpose:</strong><br> Bulgaria to promote better goodwill, friendship and mutual understanding, as well as favourable cooperation between the peoples of the two cities in fields of:</p><ul><li>economic, industry and trade;</li><li>information technology;</li><li>transportation;</li><li>health; and</li><li>culture, art and tourism.</li></ul><p>Read or download the <a href="" target="_blank">Varna Cooperation Protocol</a> </p> <span> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​Aachen-Cape Town LA21 Partnership​​​​​​​</h2></span> <p>Partnership Agreement<br>Date signed: 24/11/2017</p><p> <strong>Purpose:</strong><br>The aim of the partnership is to promote sustainable development, the principles of Agenda 21 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) through facilitating partnerships and partnership projects that improve environmental, social and economic conditions, with a particular focus on poverty eradication.</p><p>Read or download the <a href="" target="_blank">Aachen-Cape Town LA21 Partnership Agreement</a></p> <span> </span> <span> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​Rio de Janiero, Federative Republic of Brazil</h2></span> <p>Cooperation Protocol<br>Date signed: 13/02/2011</p><p> <strong>Purpose:</strong><br>The parties declare their intention to establish a co-operative relationship, in accordance with prevailing laws and regulations of each country in the following fields of public space management; sports and events management; carnival management and tourism; urban management; policing. </p><p>Read or download the <a href="" target="_blank">Rio de Janiero Cooperation Protocol</a><br></p> <span> <h2 class="sectHeading">City of Huangshan, People's Republic of China</h2></span> <p>Memorandum of Cooperation<br>Date signed: 12/08/2010</p><p> <strong>Purpose:</strong><br>This memorandum of friendly exchanges and cooperation between Cape Town, Republic of South Africa and Huangshan, Peoples Republic of China ensures friendly exchanges and cooperation for promoting mutual understanding and strengthening friendship.</p><p>Read or download the <a href="" target="_blank">Huangshan Memorandum of Cooperation</a></p>GP0|#820bee44-9819-4aa0-a224-60f14209c962;L0|#0820bee44-9819-4aa0-a224-60f14209c962|Sister cities partnership agreements;GTSet|#ef3a64a2-d764-44bc-9d69-3a63d3fadea1;GPP|#91ec2db3-67e6-4608-9958-3bde1cba2e9e;GPP|#2ad5ede6-473c-4550-a932-aabda12143b1;GPP|#245ec7aa-a528-4cd3-bcac-597c292db711;GP0|#76e35f48-4570-4390-96b7-320668337599;L0|#076e35f48-4570-4390-96b7-320668337599|Sister cities partnership agreements;GPP|#c6dd7f1f-2294-4148-b58a-43761d13a750;GPP|#d3f3e0bd-5b83-4c1f-845c-7e13f8f4e17d;GPP|#af370586-9ba3-404a-9d6e-02066ca42752;GP0|#d41cfa79-a85a-4901-9bdc-c5f9d4593feb;L0|#0d41cfa79-a85a-4901-9bdc-c5f9d4593feb|Sister cities partnership agreements;GPP|#dbf8d3f2-6901-48bc-b395-9b3beb452dda;GPP|#fdaaa5aa-bac4-497d-b6ea-347f228ec59d;GPP|#e88ff549-973f-4e3c-a46c-cfbe61bd6a24;GP0|#ffbd7550-b04c-4256-8f2b-775e1ec9ca23;L0|#0ffbd7550-b04c-4256-8f2b-775e1ec9ca23|External partnership agreements;GPP|#2003b74a-837c-4ea0-8adf-a90c835fdd50;GPP|#117084d9-e07b-4e3c-a6aa-d2badf907d64;GP0|#b3ec24d4-c09d-4a7e-92a0-1fde09212e80;L0|#0b3ec24d4-c09d-4a7e-92a0-1fde09212e80|External partnership agreements;GPP|#4fd0a587-bdca-4187-8ced-574d0f162981;GPP|#8e28a3fa-1ff1-4fbd-ada3-4befc9119617;GP0|#4090ad0c-81a2-437c-a4cb-ff85a7fcb149;L0|#04090ad0c-81a2-437c-a4cb-ff85a7fcb149|External partnership agreements;GPP|#a5c59a5a-acdb-466e-8094-13a0ab81c46a;GPP|#d01efebf-2396-4714-ace2-b0ada5ba6962Browse our list of active external City-to-City partnership agreements.0





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